Delicious and Sweet Happy Cherry Pie Recipe

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Delicious and Sweet Happy Cherry Pie Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 22, 2024

This happy cherry pie recipe is the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth. The flaky crust combined with the juicy and tart cherries creates a mouthwatering dessert that will leave you feeling happy and satisfied. Whether you're serving it for a special occasion or just as a treat for yourself, this pie is sure to bring joy to all who taste it.


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 4 cups pitted cherries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour and butter until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball.
  3. Divide dough in half. On a lightly floured surface, roll out one half to fit a 9-inch pie plate.
  4. In a large bowl, combine cherries, sugar, cornstarch, and almond extract. Pour into crust.
  5. Roll out remaining dough to fit top of pie; place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Cut slits in top.
  6. Brush top with beaten egg. Bake 45-50 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack.

Interesting Facts

  • Cherries are known for their anti-inflammatory properties and are a great source of antioxidants.
  • Cherry pie is a popular dessert in America, especially during the summer months when cherries are in season.
  • The combination of cherries and almond extract in this pie creates a delicious and unique flavor profile that sets it apart from other fruit pies.